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  • Steroid Use Among High School Students
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    Steroids in Sports In my opinion, the initial reason a person starts to play any sport is to either to have fun or mainly to emulate their favorite sports figures. So many kids want to swing a bat like Barry Bonds, or rush the football like Jamal Lewis, or play soccer like Pelle'. When I was younger, I wanted to tackle like Lawrence Taylor. Since these children like to do what they see their role models do, what happens if they find out that their favorite person boosts his skills by using illeg...
  • Use Of Steroids In Professional Sports
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    Steroids: A Growing Role in Society Brett HuelsmanPerry Benson English 125 May 9, 2005418 1/2 Gateway Drive Grand Forks, ND 58203 May 9, 2005 Perry Benson English 125 Instructor University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND 58202 Dear Mr. Benson: Here is my research project on steroids and its effect on society. While conducting my research I have learned that steroids are becoming a serious and dangerous problem in society. I believe that my research project would be a good reference for anyone in...
  • Use Of Steroids By Females
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    Steroids Steroids have been used for sports since the mid 1950's. In order to understand the psychological effects of steroids, you must first understand what steroids are and where they come from. The natural form of steroids is the hormone testosterone, which is produced in males by the testes and adrenal glands and by the adrenal glands in females. The body uses these hormones to combat inflammation, stimulate development of bones and muscles, contribute to the growth of skin and hair and can...
  • Synthetic Steroids For Their Hormones
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    Steroids Steroids are groups of natural chemicals, which include fat and all the things fat can break down in the bodys system. From this break down, the body then can be boosted and a human being can do things that most people consider physically impossible. Steroids also affects the mind. What is found in Steroids are certain alcohols (or sterols), bile acids, many important hormones, some natural drugs, and the poisons found in the skin of some toads Almost all types of steroids affects human...
  • Oral Steroids In Copd A Oral Steroids
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    Q. I have patients previously diagnosed as Asthma who are now classified as COPD. Should I keep them on inhaled steroids? A. If you have a strong suspicion that your patient has COPD rather than asthma (smoking history, progressive shortness of breath), then you should slowly reduce the dose of inhaled steroids (over several months - e.g. 25% reduction every 2-3 months). In most patients with COPD you will be able to withdraw the inhaled steroid completely, without any increase in symptoms or ch...
  • Half Of Baseball Players Use Steroids
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    I'm pretty sure you all have engaged in some sort of athletic competition that could be classified as a sport. If you can say that you have, most of you could not keep up with some of the more naturally athletically gifted people you were competing with or against... If you are sitting there remembering that feeling of being inadequate, thinking back when your parents told you all that mattered is that you tried your best, was a huge crock. No matter how hard you tried you failed, you felt like ...
  • Tougher Steroid
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    Steroids Picture this. You " re watching your favorite baseball player at the plate and the pitch comes and he absolutely crushes the ball strait out of the park; but the next day there is a big investigation and your favorite player is caught having used an illegal steroid to enhance his play. You hope the news isn't true but the evidence is over whelming. Your favorite baseball player broke the rules and is a cheater (Brown). This terrible scenario can easily be a future reality if steroid tes...
  • Continuing Use Of Steroids In Sport
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    In Jose Canseco's 60 Minutes interview, he stated that he and some of his teammates used steroids in the past. With all the hoopla surrounding Major League Baseball and its connection with allegations made by BALCO president Victor Conte, this report is intriguing at the least. High profile athletes such as Jason Giambi and Barry Bonds have been under direct scrutiny over the past year because of the steroid issue. Canseco firmly states that he and former teammate Mark McGwire casually injected ...
  • Steroid Use
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    Anabolic and androgenic steroids come in many different forms. The most popular form is a pill and is easy to take. The draw back of the pill is it is hard on the liver and kidneys because it passes through the system in a couple of hours. Another popular form is cream. The cream's advantage is it is easy to apply and is less harmful to the body. The draw back is it is very ineffective. The last form is injection. Injecting straight into the muscle gives the best results. Most serious athletes t...
  • Athletes Over Abuse Steroids
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    The major social problem in which I decided to use is Steroid abuse and the Athlete. The first article I used is "Abusing Anabolic Steroids"; this article discussed the facts of steroids and their effects. Some athletes over abuse steroids by taking hundreds of milligrams a day. This is called mega dosing; mega dosing is taking massive amounts of steroids by injection or pill. (web) All athletes who are mega dosing on steroids are at great risks of side effects. Here are examples of side effects...

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